WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Summer Soccer Intrigue

Local soccer fans will be devising creative excuses for missing work this month, playing hookie to watch the European soccer championships. Meanwhile, the U.S. men's national team begins World Cup qualifiers while the women's team continues tune-ups in advance of the Olympics. We talk about intriguing soccer story lines--on and off the pitch--that will be making headlines this summer.

Where To Watch Euro 2012 In DC

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WAMU 88.5

D.C. Prepares To Draft A Sweeping 'Cultural Plan' For The City

Can the arts become a bigger part of the overall development agenda for the nation's capital? D.C.'s government and insiders from its arts community want to make the city more attractive to creative people and industries — and they're working on an official plan for it.

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#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
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The Legality Of Restoring Virginia Voting Rights

Virginia's governor is bypassing the commonwealth's Supreme Court ruling and restoring felon voting rights individually. Kojo examines Terry McAuliffe's move with a legal expert.

NPR

Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

Tesla Motors faces scrutiny after a motorist died using its Autopilot feature. It has ambitions to be a tech company and an energy company, but first it must become a successful car company.

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